Punch,  15 (1848), 241.

Cease, Rude Borea(li)s



Essay, Drollery

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Meteorology, Heat, Light, Amusement, Observation

    Discusses the excitement and scenic effects caused by the appearance of the aurora 'Bore-alis'. Claims that the 'eye of science' found its 'socket' filled with a large stick belonging to a firework, which bore a close resemblance to the aurora. Adds that it too mistook a firework display for the meteorological phenomenon. Illustrations depict the fireworks.

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